Clarification



Last week, in an article headlined “Social media triggers commission meeting outburst, exchange” and labelled “News Commentary,”The Blount Countian used the word “gadfly” to describe John Hedricks, who invariably attends commission meetings and is sometimes critical of its actions. Mr. Hedricks took exception to that word, as did others, he said. Perhaps the paper should have limited its description to the incident that occurred, omitting use of the offending word.